Merrell Big Kids Nova 3 Sneakers are made for all day play. These lightweight and breathable shoes will have your child comfortable on a nearby hike or on the playground. With a reinforced toe cap for durability and superior traction, these sneakers will hang tough with your child. Anti-stink to help with odors and a non-marking outsole will even make grandma happy. Temporary flocking material may be found on the outsole (bottom) of this shoe. The flocking material may peel off over the life of the shoe without impacting performance.